Shakespeare Under the Stars — Free and Open to the Public

Shakespeare Under the Stars — Free and Open to the Public

Rockland Community College and Rockland Shakespeare Company are proud to celebrate their 15th year of offering free outdoor Shakespeare productions each summer. To celebrate this milestone the company invites the Rockland community to a special party and one night’s performance of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged),” in addition to several scheduled performances of […]

Montebello Mayor Endorses Joe “The Tax Carver” Carvin for Congress

Montebello Mayor Endorses Joe “The Tax Carver” Carvin for Congress

Neurosurgeon and Montebello Mayor Jeff Oppeneheim has endorsed businessman and noted tax-cutting Rye Town Supervisor Joe Carvin in New York’s 17th Congressional District (Westchester-Rockland.) “Joe Carvin is the ideal Republican candidate to challenge Nita Lowey in November,” said Dr. Oppenheim, who had previously considered running for the seat. “He is a fiscal hawk and a […]

YES! Santana Pitches First Mets No-Hitter

Franco Inducted Into Mets Hall of Fame BY JOE RINI For Mets fans, it was a weekend to celebrate a lefthander from their past and a present day lefty whose future looks brighter than it did a few months ago. On Friday June 1, Johan Santana no-hit the World Champion St. Louis Cardinals at Citi […]

Gov. Walker Survives Recall in Wisconsin

Gov. Walker Survives Recall in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a recall effort and defeated Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D). This is a first in U.S. history, for a governor to survive a recall election. With 94 percent of the expected vote in, Walker led Barrett 54 percent to 45 percent. Barrett conceded the race late Tuesday, June 5, saying, […]

JOHAN SANTANA HURLS FIRST NO-HITTER IN METS HISTORY

JOHAN SANTANA HURLS FIRST NO-HITTER IN METS HISTORY

Fifty years of non-history have finally ended as Mets ace Johan Santana hurled the franchise’s first no-hitter. It only took 8,020 games. Two-time Cy Young winner Johan Santana was a one-man juggernaut Friday night as he dominated the St. Louis Cardinals for all nine innings, giving up only five walks. As always is the case […]

New Taxes Pass Legislature; Contract Agency Cuts and Layoffs to be Discussed at Future Meeting

BY SARA GILBERT The Rockland County Legislature held a special meeting on Tuesday, May 29 at the Allison-Parris County Office in New City to discuss proposed mid-year budget adjustments. The meeting addressed the county’s more than $80 million budget deficit and how to fund government operations which has led to a drastic downgrade of the […]